Page 4B, Observer, Newspaper, Wednesday, July 12, 2000
Artist's murals create conversation piece
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Ray Gatica is causing quite a splash with his murals.
Gatica recently created under-water-themed murals for Aquatic Care in Humble, and the Holman family in Katy.
Murals provide a simple, but dramatic way to express the theme of a business or turn a home's empty wall space into a conversation piece.
"When you commission a work, it's really nerve racking," said client Jean Holman.
Evidently they had no cause for concern
spent a total of 40 hours
They were painted on canvas using acrylic paints in
the fore-ground and airbrush for detail and shadow. Then the
frames were broken down and the canvas rolled up for transport to the
"It's so neat, we just absolutely love it," she said.
Gatica, who owns Airbrush
If you are interested in Gatica's work, contact him at (281) 441-9714, or drive by his show-case at 15627 Old Humble Road in North-East Houston.
Artist Ray Gatica may be contacted at the above number or emailed at ray@GaticaArt.com.